Festoon vs. Decoration

Festoon vs. Decoration — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Festoon and Decoration

Festoonnoun

A string or garland, as of leaves or flowers, suspended in a loop or curve between two points.

Decorationnoun

The act, process, technique, or art of decorating.

Festoonnoun

A representation of such a string or garland, as in painting or sculpture.

Decorationnoun

Something used to decorate, especially when put up temporarily to celebrate or call attention to a special occasion.

Festoonverb

To decorate with or as if with festoons; hang festoons on.

Decorationnoun

An emblem of honor, such as a medal or badge.

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Festoonverb

To form or make into festoons.

Decorationnoun

The act of adorning, embellishing, or honoring; ornamentation.

Festoonnoun

An ornament such as a garland or chain which hangs loosely from two tacked spots.

Decorationnoun

That which adorns, enriches, or beautifies; something added by way of embellishment; ornament.

Festoonnoun

(architecture) A bas-relief, painting, or structural motif resembling such an ornament.

Decorationnoun

Specifically, any mark of honor to be worn upon the person, as a medal, cross, or ribbon of an order of knighthood, bestowed for services in war, great achievements in literature, art, etc.

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Festoonnoun

A raised cable with light globes attached.

Decorationnoun

The use of exotic sugars as decoys to distract the immune system of a host

Festoonnoun

(astronomy) A cloud on Jupiter that hangs out of its home belt or zone into an adjacent area forming a curved finger-like image or a complete loop back to its home belt or zone.

Decorationnoun

something used to beautify

Festoonnoun

(acarology) Any of a series of wrinkles on the backs of some ticks.

Decorationnoun

an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event

Festoonnoun

(technology) A specific style of electric light bulb consisting of a cylindrical enclosure with two points of contact on either end providing power to the filament or diode.

Decorationnoun

the act of decorating something (in the hope of making it more attractive)

Festoonnoun

(manufacturing) Two sets of rollers used to create a buffer of material on web handling equipment.

Festoonnoun

Any of various papilionid butterflies of the genus Zerynthia.

Festoonnoun

(dentistry) Texturing applied to a denture to simulate human tissue.

Festoonverb

To decorate with ornaments, such as garlands or chains, which hang loosely from two tacked spots.

Festoonverb

To make festoons.

Festoonverb

To decorate or bedeck abundantly.

Festoonverb

To apply texturing to (a denture) to simulate human tissue.

Festoonnoun

a curtain of fabric draped and bound at intervals to form graceful loops

Festoonnoun

an embellishment consisting of a decorative representation of a string of flowers suspended between two points; used on pottery or in architectural work

Festoonnoun

flower chains suspended in loops between points

Festoonverb

decorate with strings of flowers;

The public buildings were festooned for the holiday